Table 1.

Cohort characteristics by 2-year entry period

CharacteristicsCohort Entry Period
1999 to 2000 (n = 1,078,485)2000 to 2001 (n = 1,089,550)2001 to 2002 (n = 1,124,734)2002 to 2003 (n = 1,161,404)2003 to 2004 (n = 1,180,073)
CKDNon-CKDCKDNon-CKDCKDNon-CKDCKDNon-CKDCKDNon-CKD
All, n22,6771,055,80825,8841,063,66630,9541,093,78036,1331,125,27141,6891,138,384
%2.197.92.497.62.897.23.196.93.596.5
Diabetes, %a41154315441645174517
Any comorbid CVD, %a73347435753574357536
    ASHD, %46174718481847184718
    Congestive heart failure, %378378368368358
    CVA/TIA, %207197207197197
    PVD, %308308318318318
    Dysrhythmia, %33123312331334133413
    Other cardiac disorders, %28929929929102910
  • Comorbid condition data obtained during year 1.

  • CVA/TIA, cerebrovascular accident/transient ischemic attack.

  • a Percentages are with CKD and non-CKD columns.